From Beaver Pond to Hemlock Ravine: “Nature Walking” in Kelly Hollow | Tuesday. October 4, 10 AM **2016**

Join Heather Rolland of the Catskill 3500 Club, and Ian Dunn, NYS DEC forester, on an old-fashioned nature walk. You’ll learn tips for identifying the various types of trees common in the Catskills, as well as wildflower and foraging information, wildlife signs, the human history of the place, and other fun and fascinating facts about the diverse Kelly Hollow ecosystem and the Catskills more generally.

Come prepared to hike approximately 4 miles of gently rolling terrain at a mixed pace. Expect mud, uneven tread, and lots of stops to discuss what we see or hear. Wear hiking boots and hiking attire, and bring your day pack. Camera and binoculars are recommended. No dogs, please.

Event Duration:  4 miles,  7 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate

Leader(s):  Heather Rolland and Ian Dunn

Bring: lunch, something to drink, camera, binoculars

Registration required by October 2.  Use registration form below to register.

Group size is limited to 10 so register early.

Fee:  No

Dogs allowed:  No

Questions about this event can be directed to:  Heather at

Driving Directions:  Kelly Hollow trailhead is located on Mill Brook Rd.  Detailed directions provided upon registration.